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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) drag

Synonyms: drag Definition: the act of dragging (pulling with force) Usage: the drag up the hill exhausted him

Hypernyms: pull, pulling Definition: the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you Usage: the pull up the hill had him breathing harder; his strenuous pulling strained his back

Synonyms: drag, puff, pull Definition: a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke) Usage: he took a puff on his pipe; he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly

Hypernyms: breathing in, inhalation, inspiration, intake, aspiration Definition: the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing

Synonyms: drag Definition: clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man) Usage: he went to the party dressed in drag; the waitresses looked like missionaries in drag

Hypernyms: clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, article of clothing, habiliment Definition: a covering designed to be worn on a person's body

Synonyms: drag Definition: something tedious and boring Usage: peeling potatoes is a drag

Hypernyms: tiresomeness, tediousness, tedium Definition: dullness owing to length or slowness

Synonyms: drag Definition: something that slows or delays progress Usage: taxation is a drag on the economy; too many laws are a drag on the use of new land

Hypernyms: check, balk, baulk, impediment, hinderance, hindrance, handicap, deterrent Definition: something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

Synonyms: retarding force, drag Definition: the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid

Hypernyms: resistance Definition: any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion

Synonyms for (verb) drag

Synonyms: drag, drag on, drag out Definition: proceed for an extended period of time Usage: The speech dragged on for two hours

Hypernyms: go, proceed Definition: follow a certain course Usage: The inauguration went well; how did your interview go?

Synonyms: drag Definition: persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting Usage: He dragged me away from the television set

Hypernyms: persuade Definition: cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm Usage: You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!

Synonyms: puff, drag, draw Definition: suck in or take (air) Usage: draw a deep breath; draw on a cigarette

Hypernyms: breathe in, inhale, inspire Definition: draw in (air) Usage: Inhale deeply; inhale the fresh mountain air; The patient has trouble inspiring; The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well

Synonyms: drag, dredge Definition: search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost

Hypernyms: look for, search, seek Definition: try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of Usage: The police are searching for clues; They are searching for the missing man in the entire county

Synonyms: drag Definition: pull, as against a resistance Usage: He dragged the big suitcase behind him; These worries were dragging at him

Hypernyms: pull, force, draw Definition: cause to move by pulling Usage: draw a wagon; pull a sled

Synonyms: drag, cart, hale, haul Definition: draw slowly or heavily Usage: haul stones; haul nets

Hypernyms: pull, force, draw Definition: cause to move by pulling Usage: draw a wagon; pull a sled

Synonyms: scuff, drag Definition: walk without lifting the feet

Hypernyms: scuffle, shamble, shuffle Definition: walk by dragging one's feet Usage: he shuffled out of the room; We heard his feet shuffling down the hall

Synonyms: drag, drop back, drop behind, trail, get behind, hang back Definition: to lag or linger behind Usage: But in so many other areas we still are dragging

Hypernyms: dawdle, fall back, fall behind, lag Definition: hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.

Synonyms: drag Definition: move slowly and as if with great effort

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: drag Definition: use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu Usage: drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen

Hypernyms: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: embroil, drag, drag in, sweep, sweep up, tangle Definition: force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action Usage: They were swept up by the events; don't drag me into this business

Hypernyms: involve Definition: engage as a participant Usage: Don't involve me in your family affairs!